Named By: Robert Brrom - 1908.
Classification: Chordata, Synapsida, Therapsida, Therocephalia, Trochosuchidae.
Species: T. major (type).
Known locations: South Africa - Tapinocephalus Assemblage Zone.
Time period: Permian.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.
Trochosuchus is a little known genus of therapsid that lived in South Africa during the Permian. Care should be taken not to confuse Trochosuchus with Trochosaurus, the type genus of the therapsid group which Trochosuchus belongs too.